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NZ Maori win first indigenous football internationals

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 6:26am
New Zealand's Maori came face-to-face with indigenous Australians on a football pitch for the first time.
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UK regulator puts brake on Murdoch's $15.7 billion Sky deal

Reuters News - January 23, 2018 - 5:36am
LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's $15.7 billion takeover of Sky is not in the public interest and should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network's news output, Britain's regulator said.
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The Philippines' most active volcano Mount Mayon erupts

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 5:23am
More than 40,000 local residents have been forced to evacuate the area.
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Zimbabwe family leave Bangkok airport after three months

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 5:02am
Four Zimbabwean adults and four children refused to return home but could not re-enter Thailand.
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Tesla ties CEO Musk's compensation to company's performance

Reuters News - January 23, 2018 - 4:38am
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Tuesday Chief Executive Elon Musk will receive no guaranteed compensation of any kind, and that he will be paid only if the company and all of its shareholders do extraordinarily well.
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UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

Reuters News - January 23, 2018 - 4:21am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator told Rupert Murdoch his $15 billion takeover of Sky was not in the public interest and would be blocked unless there was a way to prevent the tycoon from influencing the network's news output.
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Camera captures deadly avalanche's ash cloud in Japan

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 4:10am
A soldier has been killed in the avalanche that appears to have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.
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Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 3:38am
A soldier training in the area was killed when an avalanche and volcano happened at the same time.
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Asian anger at new 'America First' tariffs

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 3:14am
Producers in China and South Korea will be hit hardest by President Trump's trade moves.
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As U.S. goes quiet on close naval patrols, China speaks out

Reuters News - January 23, 2018 - 1:34am
HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - While the Pentagon plays down patrols close to Chinese-controlled reefs and islands in the South China Sea, Beijing is sounding the alarm about them, seeking to justify what experts say will be an even greater presence in the disputed region.
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Fed nominee Goodfriend, fan of negative rates, could roil debate

Reuters News - January 23, 2018 - 1:10am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Capitol Hill, who this week are to begin considering economist Marvin Goodfriend for a Federal Reserve board seat, will find much they like in his criticism of Fed bond buying, support for low inflation, and agreement that Congress should put tighter limits on the central bank.
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Australia schoolgirl left in locked bus for hours

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 1:03am
A cleaner found the five-year-old banging at the door in the depot after she fell asleep on board.
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S Korea bans anonymous cryptocurrency trades

BBC News - January 23, 2018 - 12:30am
The move is aimed at preventing cryptocurrencies being used for crimes such as money laundering
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Manus refugees: Second group held by Australia leaves for US

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 11:57pm
About 40 men who were held by Australia have left Papua New Guinea, refugee advocates say.
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Singer Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, to retire from touring

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 11:09pm
(Reuters) - U.S. singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, one of pop music's all-time best-selling artists, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and plans to retire from touring, his official website said on Monday.
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North Korea ski resort: South Korean officials to visit Masikryong

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 10:48pm
South Korean officials are visiting Masikryong ski resort in the North, ahead of the Winter Olympics.
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Melbourne car attack victims remembered one year on

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 10:32pm
Relatives deliver emotional tributes on the anniversary of an incident that claimed six lives.
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Haitians stage protest, mock Trump over 'shithole' comments

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 10:30pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - About two thousand people took to the streets of Haiti's capital on Monday to protest comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump about the nation being a "shithole" country, which caused uproar in the world's first independent black republic.
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'Dreamers' disappointed that Congress deferred DACA deal

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 10:09pm
(Reuters) - Young "Dreamers" brought to the United States illegally as children were angry and disappointed on Monday after the U.S. Congress approved a temporary spending bill to end a three-day government shutdown without a deal to shore up their shaky legal status.
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Trump slaps steep U.S. tariffs on imported washers, solar panels

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 8:31pm
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
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